Lynchburg During World War I

Lynchburg Museum curator Laura Wilson talked about the city of Lynchburg, Virginia, during World War I. Lynchburg was the site of a train station and a Red… read more

Lynchburg Museum curator Laura Wilson talked about the city of Lynchburg, Virginia, during World War I. Lynchburg was the site of a train station and a Red Cross post, and soldiers and residents contributed to the war effort. She also described how, after the war, the city built its now iconic Monument Terrace in honor of local World War I soldiers.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lynchburg, Virginia, from January 20-26, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Lynchburg During World War I

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440466-1
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Vignette
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Location:
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2018 | 7:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 19, 2018 | 5:19am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 17, 2018 | 7:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2018 | 8:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2018 | 3:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2018 | 5:19am EST | C-SPAN 3
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